Parents

Parents’ Information

We actively encourage parents and carers to work in partnership with the school and become involved in every aspect of school life. In working with parents and carers we aim to: develop a shared understanding of our school aims, values, policies and practices encourage parental participation in learning at school and at home create a …

Parent View

Aims To clarify school procedures and methods To communicate the schools philosophy and methods and support parents to support their children’s learning at home To ensure that avenues of communication between the school and parents are effective To discuss, and where possible, solve issues which are important to the parents as they arise To be …

Friends

Who are we? Friends of Highwood is a voluntary organisation run by the parents of children that attend the school. The sole purpose of Friends is raising funds that can be used by the school to improve amenities and to enhance the learning experience of the children. Every year, the volunteers of Friends raise approximately …

GDPR

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Mr Darren Freeman. He can be contacted at Darren.freeman@highwood.herts.sch.uk

Policies

 

School Uniform

The Staff and Governors of the school are justifiably proud of Highwood and expect pupils to share our pride in the uniform they wear. Sweatshirt or Cardigan – Royal Blue with school motif Polo Shirt  – White or Blue PE Shirts –  In House colour Trousers/skirt or shorts – Grey Socks – Grey or white Shoes – Black – NO trainers An optional …

Curriculum

Knowledge Organisers

These documents will help parents to support their children with the topics being covered in each year. Spring Term 1 Autumn Term 2 Autumn Term 1 Summer Term 2 Summer Term 1 Spring Term 2

Support your Child

Reading Support Spelling + Phonics Support Mathematics Support Some super maths videos offering support for a range of maths topics https://mathvisuals.wordpress.com/ Really good games and videos for counting in 10s  https://mathvisuals.wordpress.com/counting/counting-by-10-5-2-and-25/ Curriculum Support SEND Support DSPL 9 DSPL is a Hertfordshire-wide partnership approach where parents, staff in early years settings and schools, further education colleges, …

Extra-curricular

Autumn Term   Club Day Year group Run by Location Tae Kwon Do Thursday 3.30-4.30pm Y1-6 Total TKD Hall Coding Club Thursday 3.30-4.30pm Y3,4,5 and 6 Community Coding Club Mr Johnson I.T. Suite Girls Football Thursday 3.30-4.30pm Y4, 5 and 6 Mr Liam Willimott Field Football Wednesday 3.25-4.25 Y3 and 4 Game On Field  

Breakfast/Tea Time Clubs

Breakfast Club The school’s Breakfast club is exceptionally well managed by a team of teaching assistants and runs from 8:00am until 8:50am daily. The club is open to all children and the cost is £4.00 per day (£2.00 for FSM children) The club provides a variety of cereals, toast and spreads, fruit juices or milk. …